Born in 1945 in Algeria, Kadour Na mi pursued studies in theater direction at the cole Sup rieure d'Art Dramatique du Th tre National de Strasbourg (1966-1968), then received a sociology degree at the University of Louvain-La-Neuve (Belgium, 1979). He worked in various countries as a playwright-stage director and a scriptwriter-filmmaker. He is also an author and journalist. He supports the principle of social self-management to eliminate every form of economic exploitation, cultural alienation and political domination, and their replacement with a human community of freedom in solidarity. David Porter, a professor emeritus at SUNY/Empire State College, taught politics and history, including courses on modern Algeria. David is the author of Eyes to the South: French Anarchists & Algeria, and editor of Vision on Fire: Emma Goldman on the Spanish Revolution and an analyst of the recent leaderless revolutions of the Middle East and North Africa.